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rosiegirl2
Member Since 2007
1 review
17 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise because we were bringing 12-year-old granddaughter with us and wanted to make sure there was plenty for her to do and lots of kids for her to make friends with. We are both retired (64 and 67), and this was our 21st ... Read more
Boomvanger
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
After reading the earlier poor reviews, I wondered if I was on the same ship. The entire cruise was very enjoyable, and the service was excellent and friendly. However, boarding was a horrendous experience and made a very bad initial ... Read more
CRUISE ESCAPE
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Overall we had a great relaxing time. We enjoyed the Unlimited Dining Plan, which I believe is no longer sold. Cagneys and Moderno's were our favorites. I learned to ask for little to no pepper on our food since all the meats were ... Read more
shasha143
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Just back from a 7 night stay on the escape. Traveled with a 14yr and 11 yr old.The ports visited were St. Thomas, Tortola and the Bahamas. We arrived very early to the ship. When we arrived a porter told us to leave the bags with him and ... Read more
staz
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my first time cruising. I traveled with my husband, Mother-In-Law, and Father-In-Law. Overall, it was a wonderful cruise. We flew in Friday and stayed at the Holiday Inn near the port. We went exploring in Bayside and it was ... Read more
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matt99fsu
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My family and I chose this cruise because we had tried RCL and Carnival, both very happy with them. Also we wanted to see what this big and brand new ship was all about. The waterslides were AWESOME. The drink package was great. The two ... Read more
vwoodburne
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
This was family vacation, 4 adults aged from 25 - 75, and we wanted to try a cruise with NCL as we have sailed with RCCL and Princess. We only had two negative items, the first being the transfer from the airport (la guardia)to the ... Read more
anotterchaos
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We had an outstanding experience on our first cruise. Any negatives were the results of fellow cruisers, not Norwegian. Packs of teens & preteens should be supervised. Enough said. Reason for this particular cruise was traveling ... Read more
leeb331
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
502 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We left out of NYC which was good for us but the lines to check in where terrible. They combined Haven with CAS which meant quite a few people on the line It took over 30 minutes to check in and we were there at 10:30am. Finally on the ... Read more
4cruises4me
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had a wonderful time with three daughters and their families, including 10 kids, ages 6-16. Overall it was a 4.5 experience.The staff was EXCELLENT - friendly, courteous, helpful, pleasant, and attentive. The ship was spotless. Kids ... Read more

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CRUZIN'NANA
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
2,312 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our two reasons for taking this cruise, which was our 16th overall and 9th with NCL, were 1) leaving out of New Orleans; 2) visiting 3 new ports in the Western Caribbean Itinerary: Roatan, Honduras, Belize, and Costa Maya. (We have ... Read more
texascharm
Member Since 2009
1 review
30 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Not rating this a 5, mostly because we did not get the recognition and the perks of being silver latitude members. Getting on the ship went well, getting off a little more confusing, they routed us the long way around the lobby, and we ... Read more
Walkingwizard
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Embarkation went very smoothly. We arrived at the terminal about an hour before our reserved time, and that was a good idea. Our cabin was a mid-ship balcony. Others have mentioned the balcony is small, but it was completely adequate for ... Read more
SPB in da RVA
Member Since 2016
1 review
490 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First the bad: We missed Great Stirrup Cay. The good: Missing Great Stirrup Cay means we have to sail again soon to go there! This was a totally amazing cruise. We flew into Miami the day before our cruise and caught the shuttle from ... Read more
KG9er
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
This was my first cruise, so I have nothing to rate this against except my level of expectation and satisfaction, which both were met. We found the boarding process to be so easy and the whole process took about 45 minutes. Our room was ... Read more
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richie 17
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
loved this cruise. this is our 4 th time sailing with ncl. the dawn was in need of some tlc. Its going into dry dock for a 75 million dollar makeover. first the service was great from the waiters and waitresses to the bartenders my hats ... Read more
taylorsweb94@att.net
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our cruise on the Dawn was one of our best vacations. The 7 days went by so fast starting with the embarkation. We carried our own luggage cutting out any wait time. Once aboard, Finding our cabin for the first time was a challenge, but ... Read more
jaejae77
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
We arrived in New Orleans a couple days before the cruise so we could explore a little. We did the city tour which was very informative & a good overview of the highlights of the city. Our driver was a native & lived in an area ... Read more
Wsterntime
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ship was very nice and elegant with the exception of the pool area which is small and in need of restoration (the ship is going into dry dock in May so they will probably fancy it up then). Four of us shared a mini suite with balcony ... Read more
Kit Kat Scott
Member Since 2006
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Our cruise was on the Getaway on April 17th. We stayed 1 night prior at The Pullman Hotel in Miami. The hotel had a complimentary shuttle from the airport. It was a very nice hotel with a great breakfast. The bellhop recommended a ... Read more

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Juliettepb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I heard that this was a good ship, bigger, with a lot of activities. It was very expensive if you were not in a group. Activities cost extra like bikes in exercise room. Only dirty hot tubs with grey foam floating in then. In one the vents ... Read more
texasreb
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
87 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Felt we needed a short getaway, and a trip to Belize City before NCL stops going there. We have been on 10 cruises in 4 years. This was toward the bottom. Usually ran across friendly crew. Some were fairly new to ship. Even the officers. ... Read more
amzerinas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We were so very pleasantly surprised at the fantastic experience based on the on the online reviews we read. Yes, the ship is older, but we loved the ship itself, the bathroom; it was pretty big ... Read more
JC-Grillmaster
Member Since 2013
1 review
69 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second cruise with Norwegian and 8th cruise overall. We chose this cruise because of the new Escape. It was our first experience with the Ultimate Beverage Package and the Unlimited Dining Package and it was better than ... Read more
1beachbum1
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
126 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Took advantage of UBP & shore excursion credit on the only cruise to fit our time from from Port Canaveral. Also had Cruise credit from previous cruise. Like this size ship and wanted Western itinerary. The Spirit is in fine shape ... Read more

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